What are the Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Case?
December 17, 2020 | Accidents,Personal Injury
If you or a loved one sustain an injury caused by the actions of another individual, entity, or company, you should be able to recover compensation for your injuries and other losses. However, there are various types of damages that can be awarded in personal injury cases, including economic, non-economic, and punitive damages. Here, we… read more
What is a Medical Lien on a Personal Injury Case?
December 5, 2020 | Accidents,Personal Injury
Liens are something that most people do not want to hear that they have against them, particularly if they are expecting to receive money through a personal injury lawsuit settlement. Liens can occur anytime another party makes a monetary claim against another person for a debt, and there are times when an injury victim could… read more
How Does the Collateral Source Rule Work in Washington?
November 5, 2020 | Accidents,Personal Injury
If you or somebody you care about has been injured by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, you may be entitled to various types of compensation for your injuries. However, many states allow for the reduction of damages awarded to a plaintiff for their injuries by the amount of compensation already recovered from… read more
How Soon After a Car Accident Should I See a Doctor?
October 5, 2020 | Accidents,Car Accidents
The last thing anybody wants is to be involved in a vehicle accident that causes an injury or property damage. The immediate aftermath of a vehicle collision is often incredibly confusing and can be a scary experience for drivers and passengers. There are various steps that any person involved in a collision needs to take… read more
Who is Liable in a Rear-End Accident?
September 23, 2020 | Accidents,Car Accidents
No one wants to get into a vehicle accident. However, accidents typically occur without warning and when a person is at least expecting it. One of the most common types of accidents that occurs regularly in and around our area are rear-end collisions. Most people assume that these are relatively minor incidents, but the reality… read more
Washington State Motorcycle Laws
September 10, 2020 | Accidents,Personal Injury
Motorcycles can be incredibly exhilarating vehicles to operate. However, motorcycle riders also face higher risks of sustaining severe injuries when accidents do occur. Motorcyclists do not have much protection from the force of a passenger vehicle slamming into them, and even cyclists who wear helmets are susceptible to serious injuries. The best way to prevent… read more
What are Common Injuries in a Pedestrian Accident?
August 31, 2020 | Accidents,Personal Injury
The last thing anybody expects is that they will be injured in a pedestrian accident when they are in or around the roadway. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents are not uncommon in Washington, and particularly in the urban areas of the state. According to data from the Washington Department of Transportation, we can see that there was… read more
How Can I Prove Product Liability?
August 10, 2020 | Accidents,Personal Injury
No one should ever have to worry about whether or not an item they purchase will cause harm to themselves or their families. Unfortunately, defective products make it into the hands of consumers every day across the country. If you or somebody you care about has been injured or become ill due to a defective… read more
What is Sudden Unintended Acceleration?
July 27, 2020 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury
No one expects that they will get into a car accident when they get behind the wheel each day, though vehicle accidents are not an uncommon occurrence. However, what most people will certainly not expect is that a manufacturing defect will cause an unintended send acceleration of their vehicle. Over the last several years, drivers… read more
Catastrophic Injury vs Personal Injury: What’s the Difference?
July 7, 2020 | Accidents,Personal Injury
Anytime somebody sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, no two personal injury cases are the same, and the victims in these cases can sustain various types of injuries. Some of these injuries are considered catastrophic. Here, we… read more